gingerism

gingerism

The dislike, prejudice and social bias against people with red (ginger) hair, a phenomenon intertwined in the English culture and attributed to a popular belief in the inherent inferiority of those of Celtic and Irish stock. Some people regard gingerism as akin to racism; however, the UK Commission for Racial Equality has yet to monitor.
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Even Prince Harry is no stranger to gingerism, with his Army mates calling him Ginger Bullet Magnet.
Now, in an attempt to dispel my gingerism, a mate has started sending me random redheaded "facts".
Today, attacks on red heads might be more verbal than physical but gingerism is still alive and well.
I experienced a lot of gingerism before moving to Bahrain, but I feel that Bahrain is welcoming all races.
Aussie Ro Campbell seemed the most perturbed by the wee audience, but had great material on gingerism, tattoos and Guantanamo Bay, although the latter fell flat.
A young girl asked the website: "What is the difference between racism, gingerism and sexism?
Mick is doing a slot called 'Walking Gingerly', which exposes gingerism in today's Britain.
Fellow redhead Lomas said: "People have to understand that it's the gingerism.